The Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina has appointed Richard Mathieu as dean of the McColl School of Business.
The Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina has appointed Richard Mathieu as dean of the McColl School of Business.Mathieu comes from James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia where he was associate dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Business since 2011. He oversaw the AACSB accreditation process, the integration of two non-AASCB schools (School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management and School of Strategic Leadership Studies) into the College of Business, corporate partnerships, faculty research and instruction, and curriculum development. Prior to his role as Associate Dean, he served as department head and Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems & Management Science at JMU from 2005 to 2011.
Prior to joining JMU, he taught at the Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business from 1999 to 2005 and at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington's Cameron School of Business from 1991 to 1999.
Mathieu received a PhD from the University of Virginia in Systems Engineering with specialization in Management Information Systems in 1991, a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1982, and a certificate in Managing for Execution from Cornell University in 2012. His research interests include Enterprise Management, Business Analytics, Process Management, Information Systems Education, Supply Chain Management, and Technology Management. He has published a book, three book chapters and over thirty peer-reviewed journal articles.
He succeeds Ron Shiffler, who retired from his role. In a interview with Queens University of Charlotte, Mathieu's top priorities for the next five years are to refresh of the Executive MBA program, to grow the undergraduate business programs in reputation and size, and to prepare for the AACSB reaccreditation process in Fall 2016.
"The McColl School of Business will earn a national reputation among AACSB-accredited business schools, distinguished by its leadership focus, integration within the business community, and its personalized and transformational educational experiences," said Mathieu.